Yusuke, Wajima - Creating Enka: The Soul Of Japan in the Post War Era

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 Wajima Yusuke.
Creating Enka:
The Soul Of Japan in the Post War Era

Nara, Japan: Public Bath Press, 2018.
Softcover.
288 pages.
5 12/16 x 8 4/16". 

When this prize-winning (Suntory Best Non-fiction 2010)
history of the music known as Enka,
one of the dominant forms of postwar popular music,
appeared, it rearranged everyone's understanding of the
history of postwar pop.
Love it or hate it, Enka is a necessary background
for anyone hoping to understand the music of Japan.
With a new introduction by the author, an index, and
full color printing (unlike the Japanese original),
this is a must-have for your collection.